Hundreds of Hopefuls Audition and Twenty Become Contestants on FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike!

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Hundreds of Hopefuls Audition and Twenty Become Contestants on
FOX50’s Gimme the Mike!

Gimme the Mike! Auditions
The 3rd season of FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! kicks off with two days of auditions.

An all-new season of FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! has officially begun!

This year’s FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! auditions were a great success and once again brought out some of the area’s most talented vocalists. Open auditions for the show’s third season took place on Saturday February 4th, and Sunday, February 5th at Triangle Town Center in Raleigh.

FOX 50’s selection panel heard auditions from more than 600 singers hoping to be selected as a contestant for the show.

Gimme the Mike! Auditions
FOX 50’s Scott Reid captures the auditions on his camera.
Gimme the Mike! Auditions
The registration desk keeps track of the over 600 hopefuls.
Gimme the Mike! Auditions
Hundreds of singers show up to take their turn on the audition stage & a shot at fame.

Many lined up early Saturday morning in the pouring rain to get a good place in line at Triangle Town Center in Raleigh.

The FOX 50 production team registered auditioners and videotaped auditions over 2 days.  Thanks go out to FOX 50 Sales, G&A, Engineering and Creative Services!

Who made the cut?  FOX 50 announced the 20 contestants on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday morning, in WRAL’s 7am News on FOX 50. Be sure to visit www.fox50.com to check out the FOX 50’s Gimme the Mike! Web page for show information, contestant bios, audition clips, and more!

And the contestants are:
Jason Adamo
Jason Adamo
Raleigh
Age 27
Joshua Barber
Joshua Barber
Benson
Age 22
Georgia Beck
Georgia Beck
Fuquay-Varina
Age 18

LeAnn Sherron Boone
LeAnn Sherron Boone
Durham
Age 27

Bart Copeland
Bart Copeland
Raleigh
Age 18
Thomas Ferguson
Thomas Ferguson
Dunn
Age 17
Heather Gavin
Heather Gavin
Wilson
Age 16
Melissa Gomez
Melissa Gomez
Ft. Bragg
Age 25
Tamieka Lee
Tamieka Lee
Fayetteville
Age 25
Sarah Lewis
Sarah Lewis
Newton Grove
Age 16
Jordan Mericle
Jordan Mericle
Raleigh
Age 16

LaDaria Richardson
LaDaria Richardson
Raleigh
Age 29

Tara-Lynn Sharrock
Tara-Lynn Sharrock
Louisburg
Age 19
Brittany Smith
Brittany Smith
Zebulon
Age 18
Donn Strain III
Donn Strain III
Franklinton
Age 16
Holland Stroud
Holland Stroud
Fuquay-Varina
Age 19
Luzselenia Sumner
Luzselenia Sumner
Chapel Hill
Age 35

Michael Whitley
Michael Whitley
Fayetteville
Age 24

Gerard Williams
Gerard Williams
Durham
Age 22
Jonathan Wood
Jonathan Wood
Durham
Age 28

Thanks to FOX 50’s Christine Van Cott for this capcom story & these capcom photos.

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